As of January 2017, all hotel, campsite and hostel guests in the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, will receive a free “Ticino Ticket” which allows them free, unlimited travel on all public buses and trains within the Canton. With the ticket you can travel from the Saint-Gotthard Massif to the hills of the Mendrisiotto region and from the furthers valleys to the bustling cities of the southernmost Canton of Switzerland.
The ticket will also get you discounts on many attractions, cable cars and funiculars. Discounts include attractions to the Fossil Museum, Cable car Verdasio-Monte Comino, Castelgrande, Museo d”arte della Svizzera Italiana, the zoo, Nara and The Castle of Montebello, as well as many others.
Guests can pick up their free tickets upon check in at their accommodation.
There is aa similar pass offered for Bern.
The Bern ticket offers free transportation on trams, buses and local trains throughout Bern.